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  1. COVID-19: Why palliative care matters!

    7 April 2020

    The Australian COVID-19 Palliative Care Working Group has recently released a statement – COVID-19: Why palliative care matters! The statement addresses the crucial role of palliative care in the planning and…

  2. COVID-19 response

    23 March 2020

    Given the rapidly unfolding situation with the spread of COVID-19, we would like to assure you that the health and wellbeing of our team, our individual and organisational members, and…

  3. Love is Not Enough

    4 March 2020

    Advance Care Planning Australia has launched a new video to support this year’s National Advance Care Planning Week, which begins soon on 23 March. Love is Not Enough encourages fit…

  4. Paediatric palliative care resources

    17 February 2020

    There are two new resource booklets on paediatric palliative care now available online via Palliative Care Australia’s website. The resources were developed by Queensland University of Technology to support families…

  5. Sector consultation report

    11 February 2020

    To assist us in identifying strategic priorities for the coming year we held our first sector consultation immediately following last year’s AGM. We had an excellent turnout that included members…

  6. Chatting with Jenny Seaton

    11 February 2020

    Palliative Care WA CEO, Lana Glogowski and Board member Dr Simon Towler chatted with Jenny Seaton recently on Curtin FM about all things Advance Care Planning.  They spoke in the…

  7. Barriers to Palliative Care

    28 January 2020

    The Federal Department of Health has released a series of reports and an accompanying summary policy paper covering the barriers to accessing quality palliative care for people from under-served populations…

  8. Consumer awareness campaign proven effective

    23 January 2020

    Evaluation results have proved that You only die once, Australia’s first Advance Care Planning consumer awareness campaign was highly successful. The primary purpose of this campaign, which was delivered in…

  9. Vale David Smeeton

    21 January 2020

    It is with great sadness that we note the death of past Board member David Smeeton. David attended the AGM of Palliative Care WA in 2015 and joined the then…

  10. All Western Australians have the right to die well

    11 December 2019

    Palliative Care WA put out a media release in response to the voluntary assisted dying legislation passed by WA Parliament. Media Release Equitable access across the State to quality palliative…